Bakeware

53 Kitchen-Tested Products

Tube Pans
Published: January 2019
Tube Pans
A tube pan may not seem like essential baking equipment—until you try making ang…
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Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Published: January 2019
Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
No kitchen should be without a rimmed baking sheet and a matching wire rack. Is …
Silicone Baking Mats
Published: March 2018
Silicone Baking Mats
For cookies and tuiles, silicone baking mats are as good as parchment—and someti…
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Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Published: November 2017
Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Our full-size roasting pan is perfect for big holiday meals. Could we find a sca…
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Baking Peels
Published: September 2017
Baking Peels
Are flashy, innovative peels better than basic models?
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Tart Pans
Published: March 2017
Tart Pans
For making crisp-looking tarts, pans with a sharper, fluted design have the edge…
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Bundt Pans
Published: January 2017
Bundt Pans
Our testing proved that all Bundt pans are not created equal.
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Wire Racks
Published: November 2016
Wire Racks
We tested three wire racks priced from $7.99 to $12.95, focusing on models that …
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Glass Baking Dishes
Published: November 2016
Glass Baking Dishes
We tested five 3-quart glass baking dishes, using them to make sheet cake and la…
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Rimmed Baking Sheets
Published: November 2016
Rimmed Baking Sheets
A rimmed baking sheet is essential for sheet cakes and handy for cookies. But if…
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Baking Stones & Baking Steels
Published: November 2016
Baking Stones & Baking Steels
We tested five models of baking stones (also called pizza stones) and baking ste…
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Mini Loaf Pans
Published: January 2016
Mini Loaf Pans
Mini loaf pans make it a snap to churn out petite breads and cakes for homemade …
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Popover Pans
Published: September 2014
Popover Pans
With more popover pans available on the market, we wanted to see how our old fav…
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Baguette Couches
Published: September 2014
Baguette Couches
A baker's couche keeps bread dough’s shape intact and its surface uniformly dry …
Innovative Biscuit Cutter
Published: January 2014
Innovative Biscuit Cutter
This biscuit cutter promises to cut biscuit dough more efficiently. Does it make…
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
Published: January 2014
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans/Dishes
Could it possibly make much difference which metal 13 by 9-inch pan you use? Se…
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Folding Proofer
Published: November 2013
Folding Proofer
If your kitchen lacks a warm spot for proofing dough, this product offers a dece…
Hot Dog Bun Pan
Published: July 2013
Hot Dog Bun Pan
New England-style split-top hot dog buns can be hard to find outside the region,…
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Pie Drip Catchers
Published: May 2013
Pie Drip Catchers
Pie baking cleanup has never been easier.
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Brioche Pans
Published: March 2013
Brioche Pans
We tested four large brioche pans, 8 to 8½ inches in diameter, rating them on ha…
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Pie Lattice Tools
Published: March 2012
Pie Lattice Tools
Do you really need a fancy gadget to do something you can accomplish with a simp…
Cast-Iron Pizza Pan
Published: November 2011
Cast-Iron Pizza Pan
Since it absorbs and maintains heat so well, cast iron would seem like the idea…
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Mini Bundt Pans
Published: November 2011
Mini Bundt Pans
Manufacturers have shrunk the Bundt. Do any perform as well as their full-sized …
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Pullman Loaf Pans
Published: March 2011
Pullman Loaf Pans
Another unnecessary gadget, or a new kitchen staple?
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Pizza Screens
Published: January 2011
Pizza Screens
When we heard raves about the thin, perforated metal disks called pizza screens,…
Cake Strips
Published: January 2011
Cake Strips
We tested four brands of cake strips to see which baked the most even, moist cak…
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Baker's Cooling Rack
Published: November 2009
Baker's Cooling Rack
When you need to cool multiple sheets of cookies, finding enough counter space c…
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Broiler-Safe Mini Gratin Dishes
Published: July 2009
Broiler-Safe Mini Gratin Dishes
We needed a shallow, broilerproof mini gratin dish to ensure a crisp crust for a…
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Bowl Scrapers
Published: March 2009
Bowl Scrapers
The best way to remove sticky, soft dough or runny batter from a bowl is with th…
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Spatula Mixer Blade
Published: January 2009
Spatula Mixer Blade
Stopping your stand mixer every few minutes to scrape down the sides of the bowl…
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KitchenArt Mini Adjust-A-Cup
Published: September 2008
KitchenArt Mini Adjust-A-Cup
Could this miniaturized measuring cup prove just as useful as the larger version…
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Baker's Edge
Published: March 2008
Baker's Edge
Could this simple redesign of a conventional baking pan really eliminate the pro…
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Square Cake Pans
Published: May 2007
Square Cake Pans
A square cake pan is a kitchen essential, but should you buy a glass, nonstick, …
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Pie Crust Bags
Published: September 2005
Pie Crust Bags
We brought in professionals and novices to see if this plastic pouch made quick …
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Rolling Pin Guides
Published: May 2005
Rolling Pin Guides
These gadgets promise to help roll out an even crust—do they work?
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Published: November 2004
Disposable Baking Pans
We tested two plastic brands and one aluminum brand and found one to be a decent…
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